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Going Nowhere


Going Nowhere
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Copyright: Johan Swanepoel (duckpond) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 43 W: 2 N: 26] (202)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2005-08-07
Categories: Transportation
Camera: canon 350d, Sigma 18-125
Exposure: f/9.0, 1/400 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-08-10 14:18
Viewed: 1853
Points: 6
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This shot was taken from the back of a bakkie (pick-up) while we cruised on the freeway. Hence the ISO of 400. The tractor looked so alone that I had to take the shot.

Unfortunately I do not know how the tractor ended up the way it did. I wonder though. Any Ideas?

PP: Sepia Toned, cropped and sharpened.

Shot details:
Exposure Time: 1/400 sec
F-Stop: f/9.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 400
Focal Length: 109/1 mm
Time: 12:35


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Something very desolate about this. Good idea to do it in sepia. Adds to the atmosphere. Typical SA farm feeling. The dryness of winter.

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  • Lisar Gold Star Critiquer [C: 319 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2005-08-10 16:39]

Nice sepia Johan. You captured the feeling of abandoness without using human figures. Maybe it would be appropriate to crop some more in the lower part, although this way there is also a smooth flow of perspective.

Compliments!

Hi Johan,

Nice fitting title and interesting subject. Done from the back of a what???? ... a bakkie?? :) I might consider cropping a little bit at the left, not much. Very well done.

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